Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 699 860 862
Rank change year-on-year +161 +2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 391 319 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 214 227 273
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,153 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53,334 65,064 70,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.56% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,210 49,828 52,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 318 £55,000 - 40
UK excluding London +122 273 £50,000 - 41
London +112 111 £73,750 +9.26% 11
South West +81 79 £50,000 +53.85% 6
East of England +60 45 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Scotland +38 35 £51,500 - 9
North of England +1 32 £50,000 -13.04% 8
Northern Ireland +18 31 - - 3
South East -8 31 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North West +13 23 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Midlands +26 17 £43,750 +2.68% 6
East Midlands +23 10 £30,654 +3.84% 2
Yorkshire +3 9 £55,000 +23.60% 3
West Midlands +26 7 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Wales +21 3 £39,000 -22.00%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 382 (97.70%) Internet
2 163 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (28.39%) Big Data
4 110 (28.13%) Linux
5 108 (27.62%) Degree
6 95 (24.30%) Cybersecurity
7 91 (23.27%) IT Strategy
8 90 (23.02%) Software Engineering
9 87 (22.25%) AWS
10 85 (21.74%) Project Management
11 83 (21.23%) C
12 79 (20.20%) Python
13 72 (18.41%) ITIL
14 69 (17.65%) Analytics
15 68 (17.39%) Business Development
16 67 (17.14%) Data Privacy
17 66 (16.88%) Management Information System
18 64 (16.37%) Artificial Intelligence
18 64 (16.37%) Java
19 59 (15.09%) DevOps
20 57 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
21 56 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
22 53 (13.55%) User Experience
23 52 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
24 51 (13.04%) Telecoms
24 51 (13.04%) JavaScript
25 50 (12.79%) Business Analysis
25 50 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
26 49 (12.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 49 (12.53%) Service Design

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.05%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.53%) Apache
3 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) Simulink
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.51%) Sketch
4 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 42 (10.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 26 (6.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.02%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.77%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.77%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.77%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP POS DM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 87 (22.25%) AWS
2 43 (11.00%) SaaS
3 40 (10.23%) Azure
4 38 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (9.46%) Office 365
6 27 (6.91%) G Suite
7 24 (6.14%) Serverless
8 18 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (3.84%) Amazon ECS
11 14 (3.58%) GCP
11 14 (3.58%) PaaS
12 5 (1.28%) GitHub
12 5 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.77%) AWS IoT
14 3 (0.77%) IaaS
15 2 (0.51%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 382 (97.70%) Internet
2 32 (8.18%) Unified Communications
3 29 (7.42%) WAN
4 27 (6.91%) MPLS
5 25 (6.39%) Firewall
5 25 (6.39%) HTTPS
6 20 (5.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (4.60%) TCP/IP
8 13 (3.32%) Wireshark
9 9 (2.30%) Wireless
10 6 (1.53%) MQTT
11 5 (1.28%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.51%) DHCP
12 2 (0.51%) DNS
12 2 (0.51%) Intranet
12 2 (0.51%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.51%) IPv6
12 2 (0.51%) LAN
12 2 (0.51%) NFC
12 2 (0.51%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (28.39%) Big Data
2 33 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 28 (7.16%) Blockchain
4 26 (6.65%) SAP HANA
5 18 (4.60%) Hazelcast
5 18 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.09%) MySQL
7 12 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.56%) MariaDB
9 8 (2.05%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.05%) SQL Server
10 6 (1.53%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.77%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.77%) TimesTen
13 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.53%) GitLab
2 6 (1.53%) LabVIEW
3 5 (1.28%) GNU Toolchain
3 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.28%) Mercurial
4 4 (1.02%) JIRA
5 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.51%) Hamcrest
5 2 (0.51%) HtmlUnit
5 2 (0.51%) JBehave
5 2 (0.51%) JUnit
5 2 (0.51%) Mockito
5 2 (0.51%) Selenium
5 2 (0.51%) TestNG
5 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.26%) Mocha
6 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 34 (8.70%) Finance
3 29 (7.42%) Electronics
4 25 (6.39%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.12%) Public Sector
6 16 (4.09%) Automotive
6 16 (4.09%) Retail
7 14 (3.58%) Marketing
8 12 (3.07%) Local Government
9 10 (2.56%) Billing
9 10 (2.56%) Games
10 7 (1.79%) Law
11 5 (1.28%) Banking
11 5 (1.28%) Japanese Language
12 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (19.18%) Architect
2 69 (17.65%) Consultant
3 62 (15.86%) Developer
4 41 (10.49%) Software Engineer
5 31 (7.93%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.91%) IT Consultant
7 26 (6.65%) Security Architect
8 25 (6.39%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (5.37%) Applications Engineer
10 18 (4.60%) Applications Support
10 18 (4.60%) Applications Support Engineer
11 16 (4.09%) SAP Consultant
12 15 (3.84%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.84%) Senior Consultant
12 15 (3.84%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.58%) Platform Engineer
14 13 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (3.32%) IoT Architect
14 13 (3.32%) Senior IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.95%) Node.js
2 32 (8.18%) REST
2 32 (8.18%) SOAP
3 31 (7.93%) .NET
4 25 (6.39%) AngularJS
5 22 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (4.60%) Spring
6 18 (4.60%) Vert.x
7 17 (4.35%) CSS
7 17 (4.35%) HTML
8 13 (3.32%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.32%) TensorFlow
9 12 (3.07%) React
10 11 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (2.81%) Web Services
11 10 (2.56%) OpenMP
12 9 (2.30%) Pandas
13 8 (2.05%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.05%) HTML5
14 7 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.88%) Management Information System
2 56 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (13.55%) User Experience
4 46 (11.76%) Smartphone
5 24 (6.14%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (4.09%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.84%) Algorithms
9 14 (3.58%) Robotics
10 12 (3.07%) Smart City
11 10 (2.56%) CUDA
12 8 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (2.05%) Life Science
13 7 (1.79%) Smart Home
14 6 (1.53%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.53%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 5 (1.28%) Device Driver
15 5 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
15 5 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 110 (28.13%) Linux
2 29 (7.42%) Unix
3 20 (5.12%) Windows
4 19 (4.86%) Android
5 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (41.69%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.30%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (23.27%) IT Strategy
4 90 (23.02%) Software Engineering
5 85 (21.74%) Project Management
6 72 (18.41%) ITIL
7 69 (17.65%) Analytics
8 68 (17.39%) Business Development
9 67 (17.14%) Data Privacy
10 64 (16.37%) Artificial Intelligence
11 59 (15.09%) DevOps
12 57 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (12.79%) Business Analysis
14 50 (12.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 49 (12.53%) Service Design
15 49 (12.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 45 (11.51%) Acceptance Criteria
17 44 (11.25%) Machine Learning
17 44 (11.25%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.23%) C
2 79 (20.20%) Python
3 64 (16.37%) Java
4 51 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 47 (12.02%) C#
6 42 (10.74%) C++
7 31 (7.93%) SQL
8 19 (4.86%) Perl
9 17 (4.35%) Ruby
10 15 (3.84%) Go
10 15 (3.84%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.32%) PHP
11 13 (3.32%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.81%) ABAP
13 10 (2.56%) Scala
14 5 (1.28%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.02%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.02%) Erlang
16 3 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 108 (27.62%) Degree
2 26 (6.65%) SAP Certification
3 20 (5.12%) PhD
4 8 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.28%) CISSP
5 5 (1.28%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.51%) CISM
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (0.51%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CCSE
8 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.12%) NIST
3 4 (1.02%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.77%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (7.42%) Docker
2 8 (2.05%) Firmware
2 8 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (6.14%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.63%) Prometheus
3 13 (3.32%) Grafana
4 8 (2.05%) Ansible
5 6 (1.53%) Terraform
6 5 (1.28%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.02%) Nagios
8 3 (0.77%) Puppet
9 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.51%) rkt
9 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.51%) WSUS
10 1 (0.26%) Consul
10 1 (0.26%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 43 (11.00%) Sparx
2 38 (9.72%) BiZZdesign
3 37 (9.46%) Google
4 36 (9.21%) SAP
5 35 (8.95%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.32%) Splunk
6 13 (3.32%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.30%) VMware
8 8 (2.05%) Oracle
8 8 (2.05%) Telstra
9 7 (1.79%) Citrix
10 5 (1.28%) Adobe
10 5 (1.28%) Concur
11 4 (1.02%) hybris
11 4 (1.02%) New Relic
12 3 (0.77%) Cisco
12 3 (0.77%) EMC
13 2 (0.51%) Databricks
13 2 (0.51%) Tableau
14 1 (0.26%) CyberArk